Nik Turner – Life In Space – 2017 Ltd Ed Blue Vinyl LP, Hawkwind
Limited colored vinyl LP pressing. 2017 release. The return of the thunder rider! Hawkwind co-founder Nik Turner teleports back to Earth for this album featuring guest appearances by Hawkwind alumni! Includes the emotional single “End Of The World” with former Hawkwind/Pink Fairies member Paul Rudolph, the spacey “Why Are You?” and other tracks that feature powerhouse violinst Simon House (Hawkwind/David Bowie). Turner plays saxophones, flute, sings and is a composer. While with Hawkwind, Turner was known for his experimental free jazz stylizations and outrageous stage presence, often donning full makeup and Ancient Egypt-inspired costumes. Nik was a member of the band during their most commercially successful and critically acclaimed period, writing or co-writing some of their most popular songs.